I can’t believe I’ve been tracking Gunpla releases for a whole year. Every month, I look up the latest Gunpla and pre-orders—and try not to put all of them in my shopping cart!
As a result, my building backlog is waaaay too big and my list of models completed this year isn’t nearly long enough. But I like window shopping, er, I mean, performing this service. Definitely leave a comment and let me know how I can improve the helpfulness of this column.
This post is our twelfth and final 2015 installment of featuring new releases and pre-orders for your reference. You can browse January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September, October, and November.
New Releases for December 2015
MG V2 Gundam Ver.Ka (pictured at top)
I love the exaggerated silhouettes of Version Ka models. It’s amazing how the design has totally amped up the theatrics of the already wild-looking Victory. It’s gonna be annoying to put on all those stickers, which is why I’m glad it looks good without them, too.
1/100 Graze (Commander Type) (pictured above)
It’s the commander version of the Gjallarhorn suit from Iron-Blooded Orphans. I didn’t realize Crank was piloting a suit with such sleek little high heels! I like the inner frame of this model, which should increase poseability at its larger size.
Amazon has the text all wrong, but I linked anyway because this model is great. It’s a Revive version of an older suit. For fans who discovered Qubeley through Gundam Build Fighters, here’s the original high-drama suit that looks so much like a butterfly.
We’re never going to have too many Barbatos suits, huh? If you haven’t bought the 1/144 or the 1/100 versions that have already come out, save your money for this one that comes with the long-distance transporter featured in Iron-Blooded Orphans episodes 11 and 12.
HG Hyakuren (Amida’s Custom) (pictured above)
I especially collect pink mobile suits so you know I’ll be buying this special color version of the Hyakuren, designed especially for Amida’s use. It’s sturdy and cute and, like I said before, I love how these female-piloted suits mimic the shape of women’s bodies.
Remember when Lafter called this suit “cute” in Iron-Blooded Orphans? I can’t blame her—it’s so ball-like and adorable! Reminds me a bit of the Kapool from Turn A Gundam. I’m so glad it comes with a stand because its mid-air poses look the coolest.
That’s one crazy hammer accessory! This model is short, squat, and extremely compact, but early reviews have said it’s “far more flexible than it looks.”
Pre-orders for January 2016
- HG Gundam Kimaris
- HG Ryuseigo Graze Kaini
- HG New MS B
- MS Option Set 3 and Gjallarhorn Mobile Worker
- 1/100 Schwalbe Graze (McGillis Custom)
- RG XXXG-01W Wing Gundam EW